Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a non-profit organization providing environmental programs that foster greater awareness and understanding of the natural environment for school children, adults, and families. Interns will be paired with staff mentors who will provide orientation, establish weekly work plans, and help network with other organizations.
The Resident Bird Study focuses on examining the annual cycle for black-capped chickadees, red-breasted nuthatches, white-breasted nuthatches, and tufted titmice, the study involves banding birds/nestlings, re-sighting birds, point counts, nest box grid survey, and nest searching. Prior bird handling and experience with GIS/GPS and some statistics would be helpful. The project takes place on Tin Mountain’s 140-acre Rockwell Sanctuary. This internship will run for 6 months.
The resident bird internship is a 6-month position, beginning mid-April/May, depending on applicant availability.
Compensation for all internships is $1000/month plus housing.
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter, including dates of availability, to Nora Dufilho (email@example.com